Castlevania Producer Takes on Far Cry: Blood Dragon Animated Series
Producer Adi Shankar has already guided two seasons of the animated Castlevania series on Netflix, with a third to come. And he looks to do the same for Capcom’s Devil May Cry. Now, Shankar is teaming up with Ubisoft to bring back another beloved video game franchise to animation.
Via The Hollywood Reporter, Shankar and Ubisoft are collaborating on Captain Laserhawk: A Blood Dragon Vibe. This animated series will be based on the 2013 game Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon.
“Adi is such a great fan of video games,” said Ubisoft’s Helene Juguet. “We share the same culture and references. It’s been great to give him the freedom to do something very fresh and bold with our characters.”
Captain Laserhawk ties in with Ubisoft’s latest initiative to turn several of its hit games into animated shows. This additionally includes Rabbids Invasion, Hungry Shark, and a toned-down version of its open-world Watch Dogs, with a teen “cybermystery” setting.
In the Blood Dragon video game, players assumed the role of Sergeant Rex “Power” Colt, as portrayed by Terminator actor Michael Biehn. Colt was a soldier with a smarmy attitude who sets out to rescue a girl from “the bad guys.” There’s no word yet if his character will also appear in the show.
The poster for Captain Laserhawk is below.
There’s no word on a release date as of yet, but more details should be available as it enters production.
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